Marissa Bellino is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Secondary Education at a NJ University.
She is currently teaching Educational Foundations courses and Methods in Science Teaching for Secondary and Elementary pre-service teachers. She is also involved in the Environmental Sustainability Education and Urban Education programs at her university
Marissa taught high school in New York City for 11 years where she developed ecological and molecular ecology research curriculum as well as critical participatory research methods with environmental science students. Marissa has been the recipient of many grants and awards including The American Educational Studies Association Taylor & Francis Past President’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in 2015, a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award from the Graduate Center, and she was the 2011 recipient of the Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics.